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steffmetal.com blog posts on metal travel and heavy metal places of interest all around the world.

December 2, 2014 1 Comment

Metal History: The Pyramids of Egypt

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When I was about 7, I read a Goosebumps book called Curse of the Mummy. Remember those books? The formulaic horror-lite for kids by R L Stine and his army of ghostwriters. Well, I loved ’em. Between me and my sister we practically collected the whole set. But curse of […]

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March 17, 2014 2 Comments

Metal Travel: 5 Metal Things to Do in Jordan

Over the last couple of years I’ve been trying to produce a series of little travel guides for some of the places we’ve visited. You can see 5 Metal Things to do in Palmyra, Syria, 5 Metal Things to Do in Crete and 5 Metal Things to Do in Hamburg, […]

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July 19, 2011 0 Comments

10 Tips for A Metal Travel Adventure

Apart from metal history and the music reviews, which I said I’d never do, the travel articles on Steff Metal get by far the most views. Every week I get questions from fellow metal travellers – “What should I do in <insert random and obscure place I’ve never been to>?” […]

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April 14, 2011 5 Comments

5 Metal things to do in Palmyra, Syria

I haven’t written much about my trip to Syria, which is a bit of a shame, since, of all the places I’ve been, it was the biggest surprise. We incorporated Syria into our OE because CDH wanted to see Crac des Chevaliers – a virtually intact crusader castle of remarkable […]

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